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Robert Hannen joins Clark Hill as Member in Litigation practice in Pittsburgh office

December 16, 2019

Pittsburgh, PA – Clark Hill today announced that Robert Hannen has joined the firm as a Member of the Litigation Practice in the firm’s Pittsburgh office. 

 “Rob is an excellent fit for the firm and our Pittsburgh office as we work towards expanding our breadth in the region in strategic areas, including commercial litigation,” said Jeffrey Conn, Member-in-Charge of the Pittsburgh office.  “We have a strong client base in the region and nationally, and Rob’s credentials and experience in representing public companies and financial institutions will be highly advantageous to our clients.”

Before joining Clark Hill Hannen was a Member at Eckert Seamans. He has extensive trial and appellate litigation experience in both federal and state courts representing mid-size and large companies, including Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies, in commercial and employment-related litigation involving disputes ranging in amounts up to several hundred million dollars.

 “Rob is an exceptional trial and appellate lawyer and an excellent addition to our already robust nationwide Litigation team,” said Litigation Director Kaveri Subbarao. “Our clients’ litigation needs are growing increasingly complex and Rob’s joining our team will strengthen our capabilities in industries of significance to the region and nationwide.”

Hannen has represented companies in a variety of industries including manufacturing, technology and financial institutions in litigation involving defense of allegations of breach of contract, predatory lending, fraud, wrongful foreclosure, wrongful dishonor of checks, and violations of consumer credit protection laws. Hannen has also litigated many cases to verdict, including as lead trial counsel in class action litigation.

 “Clark Hill provides a dynamic, national platform ideally suited to support my clients’ sophisticated legal needs,” said Hannen. “I was impressed by the talented group of lawyers, the expansiveness of the firm’s practices nationwide and the firm’s growth over the past several years. I am excited about joining Clark Hill and I am looking forward to working with my new colleagues to grow current relationships and cultivate new opportunities.”

Hannen earned his J.D. at Duquesne University School of Law and his B.A. at the University of Pittsburgh. He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio.

Hannen is an active member of the Pittsburgh community, having participated in many foundations and programs throughout the years.

About Clark Hill

Clark Hill is an international law firm with multidisciplinary practices that draw on its attorneys’ industry and policy knowledge, deeply held shared values, and global network of premier firms and advisors to provide innovative legal solutions and client service excellence worldwide.

As one of the largest law firms in the United States with more than 650 attorneys and professionals in 23 offices across the nation, as well as offices in Dublin and Mexico City, Clark Hill is everywhere its clients require high-quality legal representation. Please visit the firm’s website at or follow the firm on Twitter @ClarkHillLaw.

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